Warsaw, Indiana, June 20, 2018 — WishBone Medical, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Randal R. Betz, M.D. as Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Betz, on a part time consulting basis, will provide strategic expertise and guidance for the company’s product portfolio, support professional education and help with key opinion leader relationships consistent with WishBone Medical’s objectives.
Dr. Betz earned a Medical Degree from Temple University School of Medicine. His internship in general surgery and residency in orthopaedics was at Temple University Hospital. Dr. Betz completed his fellowship in Pediatric Orthopaedics from the Alfred I duPont Institute. He is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon with a focus on pediatric deformity correction.
He formerly was Chief of Staff at Shriners Hospitals for Children in Philadelphia. His current positions include a private practice at the Institute for Spine and Scoliosis in Lawrenceville, NJ, Clinical professor at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City and attending surgeon at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City and Saint Peter’s Children’s University Hospitals in New Brunswick, NY.
Research and product development is important to Dr. Betz, and he also has 17 patents. He belongs to several national and international professional societies. He has published 5 books, authored many medical texts and books; including 52 chapters for medical books and written 330 peer-reviewed articles.
Nick Deeter, Chairman of the Board and CEO at WishBone Medical, said, “We look forward to working with Dr. Betz on pediatric orthopedic products designed just for kids. He is well known and respected for his pediatric orthopedic expertise around the world.” Mr. Deeter added, “With his extensive background and experience, he will help build our surgeon teams and focus our strategic direction on helping children globally with orthopedic issues.”
About WishBone Medical, Inc.
WishBone Medical is a global pediatric orthopedic company, committed to providing anatomically appropriate innovative implants and instruments in sterile packed, single use, disposable kits to prevent infection, reduce overall costs for our customers and achieve the best outcomes for children around the world who are still growing.
For further information, visit WishBoneMedical.com or call Andrew Miclot, Vice-Chairman and President at 574-306-4006.